Friday, 08 February 2013 00:00
Senior guard Nikita Green (Roosevelt) led all scorers with 20 points and added seven steals and seven assists as Farmingdale State earned a 61-40 victory at Mount Saint Vincent on Feb. 2.
Tied 17-17 with 7:56 remaining in the first, the Rams (9-9, 7-3) closed out the half on a 10-2 run capped off by a Green 3-pointer with three seconds left to take a 27-19 lead into the break.
The Dolphins (6-15, 0-11) quickly cut the deficit to six after halftime, but Farmingdale State answered with nine straight points to extend the lead to 15, 41-26, with 15:03 left to play.
The Rams opened up their largest lead of the game, 55-33, with 8:03 remaining after back-to-back 3s by Green and sophomore guard Nicole Lanteri (Poughkeepsie).
Mount Saint Vincent scored only seven points the rest of the way as Farmingdale State earned a 61-40 Skyline victory.
Sophomore guard Christina Merrill (Levittown) scored 12 points on 4-of-6 shooting, including 3-for-5 from 3-point range, while freshman guard Janiece Jenkins (Central Islip) had a team-high 10 boards for the Rams.
The Dolphins were led by sophomore center Kelly Fraser (Staten Island) who recorded a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds.